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WAC 296-878-18020

Move safely on the outside of buildings.

You must make sure you travel on the outside of the building only when:
(1) You keep at least one window-cleaner's belt terminal attached at all times;
(2) The anchors are not more than forty-eight inches apart.
Note:
Anchors can be up to seventy-two inches apart if:
 
1. The sill or ledge is continuous;
 
2. The sill or ledge is at least twelve inches wide;
 
3. The sill or ledge has a slope less than five degrees;
 
4. There is at least six inches of window sill in front of the mullions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 14-09-095, § 296-878-18020, filed 4/22/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 02-22-027, § 296-878-18020, filed 10/28/02, effective 1/1/03.]
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